/'kwench/

About /'kwench/

/'kwench/ & myPerks help companies enhance their employee value proposition by providing an end-to-end, innovative products & solutions that manages their employee engagement initiatives.  /'kwench/ is India's largest corporate library services platform & myPerks is the next generation employee engagement, social recognition, collaboration and rewards management platform.

/'kwench/ is currently serving 300+ Indian corporates and 200,000+ of their employees through its bouquet of services. Companies that use services from /'kwench/ have better employee satisfaction levels as compared to others.  The recently published results of ‘best companies to work’ survey shows that 18 of the top 50 and 32 of the top 100 companies listed as the best places to work are /'kwench/ clients. /'kwench/ is funded by Indian Angel Network (IAN) and Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI).

Vision

We intend to help our customers enhance their employee value proposition by providing end-to-end, innovative products and solutions to manage their employee engagement initiatives.

Values

We believe in innovation and excellence in all our endeavors. We believe in efforts with honesty, integrity and passion that yield tangible benefits for our customers, employees, community and environment.

Investors

/'kwench/ is the only employee engagement solutions provider that has received seed capital funding from angel investors called Indian Angel Network (IAN). IAN is India's first & largest angel network with successful entrepreneurs and high profile CEOs interested in investing in early stage businesses across India, which have potential to create disproportionate value. The Network, in addition to money, provide constant access to high quality mentoring, vast networks and inputs on strategy as well as execution. The Network has invested in multiple sectors like Information Technology, Intellectual Property, Hospitality, Mobile, Education, Internet, etc.

For more details visit IAN at: www.indianangelnetwork.com

Board

Ajay Garg, Independent Director

Ajay has founded Equirus Capital, which today has operations in Mumbai, Bangalore and Ahmedabad, with 45 professionals. Ajay is an established investment banker and has been associated with lot of landmark transactions. Ajay has a first degree in engineering and an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad.

Ajay Garg
Shankar Maruwada, Independent Director

Shankar is the co-founder of Marketics, one of India's largest providers of Marketing Analytics services. Marketics was founded in 2003 and scripted a fantastic success story of revenue and profitable growth before it was sold off to WNS Global Services. Shankar oversaw the overall growth and expansion of Marketics from a fledgling firm of 8 people to a 250+ strong, highly profitable organization in a span of 5 years. Shankar holds an MBA from IIM-Ahmedabad and a Bachelor's degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.

Shankar Maruwada

Management Team

Sunder Nookala, Co-founder and CEO

Sunder spearheads overall strategy and is functionally responsible for technology, sourcing & alliances, investor relations, finance & accounting, HR and corporate affairs. Sunder has 8 years of experience in investment banking, corporate treasury, corporate finance and customer relationship management. He worked for over 7 years with Tata Consultancy Services and a year with Yes Bank. Sunder is a chartered accountant and an MBA from IIM-Ahmedabad.

Sunder Nookala
Prashant John Co-founder and Executive Director

Prashant heads marketing, branding and is functionally responsible for client and customer service. Prashant has 8 years of experience in marketing, customer relationship management, product management and project management. He has worked with Tata Consultancy Services for nearly 7 years leading large accounts in the Telecom vertical. He has worked for a year in the marketing strategy team of one of India's largest Telecom player. Prashant is a B.E. (Electronics) and an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad.

Prashant John
Krishnan Madhabushi Co-founder and Executive Director

Krishnan heads operations. Krishnan has 9 years of experience in manufacturing, quality assurance, customer relationship management, supply chain and logistics. He has worked for 7 years with Sundaram Clayton, a leading auto component manufacturer, and for 2 years with McKinsey & Company. Krishnan is a B.E. from BITS Pilani, M.S. from the University of Warwick, UK and an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad.

Krishnan Madhabushi
Mitesh Damania Co-founder and Executive Director

Mitesh heads business sales and business development. Mitesh has 8 years of experience in finance, operations, sourcing, supply chain and logistics. He has worked for 6 years with a large shipping company and for 2 years in the Corporate Finance division of Yes Bank. Mitesh is a B.Tech in Marine Engineering and an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad.

Mitesh Damania
Vivek Chauhan Vice President — Technology

Vivek has more than 7 years of experience in designing and developing end to end web applications for various clients. He has worked with Tata Consultancy Services for nearly 6 years in Telecom and Media domain. Vivek is keen technology enthusiast and early adopter who likes to explore new technologies and services. His other areas of interest include reading, photography and travel. Vivek is a B. Tech in Computer Science

Vivek Chauhan
Paresh Rakesh Senior Manager — Client Services

Paresh has 7 years experience in customer service, delivery and relationship management. Prior to joining 'kwench, Paresh was working as Manager-Retention Team for a telecom giant. He holds a MBA degree from NIBM (National Institute of Business Management).

Paresh Rakesh
Umesh Thukarul Senior Manager — Sourcing & Alliances

Umesh has 7 years of experience in book procurement and institutional sales and has worked with Book World Enterprise, a large book distributor in India. Umesh heads the product sourcing and manages strategic alliances. His hobbies are singing and travel. Umesh is a commerce graduate from Mumbai University.

Umesh Thukarul